Airlines Try To Ground Travel Agent Dispute

Law360, New York (August 21, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Trying to buttress their argument for summary judgment, the nearly two dozen major airlines under attack from a group of travel agents have fired back, arguing that the plaintiffs have not met the factual burden necessary to keep the antitrust case over traditional commissions alive.

On Monday, Delta Airlines Inc. and a score of other carriers filed a reply brief in support of their previous motion for judgment, arguing that the travel agents have not satisfied the new pleading standard established by the Supreme Court's recent...
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